Prince Andrew

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Trump: Ignore All the Pics, I Don't Know Prince Andrew

Multiple photos of them together seem to contradict president's claim

(Newser) - After his train wreck of a TV interview last month about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew has been shunned by business backers , given the nod to step away from his royal duties, been kicked out of Buckingham Palace , and had his birthday party nixed . Now, what was at... More »

Trump Slams Macron's Comments as 'Very Nasty'

French leader criticized NATO, and US president called him 'very disrespectful' for it

(Newser) - President Trump has been one of NATO's biggest critics over the years, but on Tuesday he came to the alliance's defense when a fellow leader bashed it. Trump took exception to French leader Emmanuel Macron's assertion that NATO was experiencing "brain death," in part because... More »

Prince Andrew Accuser Tells of Instructions She Was Given

Virginia Giuffre alleges Ghislaine Maxwell told her what had to be done that 2001 night

(Newser) - In an hour-long interview set to air Monday night on Britain's BBC Panorama program, Jeffrey Epstein's accuser Virginia Giuffre recounts the night she met Prince Andrew and the series of events that followed. Giuffre alleges that as a 17-year-old in 2001, she accompanied Epstein and his then-girlfriend Ghislaine... More »

UK Cops: Here's Why We Didn't Investigate Epstein Allegations

Probe 'would be largely focused on activities and relationships outside the UK'

(Newser) - Police in London have confirmed that they received an allegation of sex trafficking against Prince Andrew in 2015—but they decided they weren't the ones who should deal with it. Scotland Yard spokesman Alex Murray said Thursday that the force decided not to launch a full investigation because it... More »

Queen Just Took Away Prince Andrew’s Birthday

Royal will now only get a 'small family dinner' for his 60th birthday

(Newser) - "What're you gonna do, take away my birthday?" is the defiant taunt of many a child, and in the instance of Britain's Prince Andrew in the fallout over his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, the answer is well, yes. On the heels of kicking her third child out... More »

Looks Like Buckingham Palace Just Told Andrew to Scram

Report says prince has been booted from his private office there, with the queen's OK

(Newser) - More fallout is raining down upon Prince Andrew after his "train wreck" of an interview with the BBC last week. As businesses distance themselves from the prince and he pulls back from public duties after revealing details on his friendship with the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Andrew has... More »

Queen Gives Prince Andrew the OK to 'Step Back'

He'll remove himself from public duties for the 'foreseeable future'

(Newser) - The queen has weighed in on the maelstrom Prince Andrew has found himself in following his Saturday BBC interview. The Guardian reports that in a statement, Andrew on Wednesday announced that he has "asked Her Majesty if I may step back from public duties for the foreseeable future, and... More »

An Old Letter Conflicts With Prince Andrew's Words

Letter suggests he met Jeffrey Epstein earlier than he claimed in BBC interview

(Newser) - In his problem-plagued interview with the BBC on Saturday, Prince Andrew claimed to have met Jeffrey Epstein via the financier's then-girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell, in 1999. Maybe not, the BBC now reports. It flags a letter sent to the Times of London in 2011 by the then-private secretary to Andrew.... More »

Prince Andrew's Business Backers Start to Back Away

Companies are seemingly distancing themselves from his initiatives

(Newser) - More fallout after an interview that one royal watcher dubbed "a plane crashing into an oil tanker, causing a tsunami, triggering a nuclear explosion level bad." Brands have begun retreating from organizations and initiatives supported by Prince Andrew in the wake of his interview on the relationship he... More »

Andrew's Interview Called Worse Than a 'Train Wreck'

Seems people aren't buying his denials

(Newser) - Prince Andrew's TV interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has triggered shock waves of disbelief across British media, CNN reports. To recap, the prince soberly denied even knowing accuser Virginia Giuffre, who was underage at the time. In particular, he denied having sex with Giuffre... More »

Prince Andrew on Epstein Accuser: I Don't Remember Meeting Her

In BBC interview, prince also says 2010 stay with Epstein was 'definitely the wrong thing to do'

(Newser) - Prince Andrew's interview with the BBC airs Saturday night in the UK, and snippets are dribbling out. The 59-year-old royal sits down with BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis, who interrogates him about his links to the late Jeffrey Epstein, including on claims by accuser Virginia Giuffre that she was... More »

'No Holds Barred' as Prince Andrew Talks Epstein

BBC Newsnight interview airs Saturday

(Newser) - Prince Andrew has for the first time answered questions on his ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Queen Elizabeth II's second son sat down with the BBC on Thursday for a "no holds barred interview" that was the result of six months of negotiations with Buckingham... More »

Prince Andrew: I Had No Idea About Epstein

'At no stage ... did I see, witness or suspect' any inappropriate behavior

(Newser) - Britain's Prince Andrew, who last week dismissed as "abhorrent" claims that he was involved in Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking, now says he simply had no idea what his billionaire former friend was up to. Calling it a "mistake" to socialize with Epstein after the latter... More »

Prince Andrew: Connecting Me to Epstein Crimes Is 'Abhorrent'

'His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being'

(Newser) - Prince Andrew is "appalled by the recent reports of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes," Buckingham Palace said in a statement Monday amid renewed media focus on the connections between the billionaire sex offender and Queen Elizabeth II's second son. The statement came after the Mail on Sunday... More »

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested on New Sex Charges

Former friend of Trump, Clinton was arrested Saturday on sex-trafficking charges

(Newser) - Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials. Epstein, a wealthy hedge fund manager who once counted as friends former President Clinton, Prince Andrew, and President Trump,... More »

Writer: Mag Nixed Sex Allegations in 2003 Epstein Article

Says 'Vanity Fair' editor Graydon Carter believed Epstein, not underage sources

(Newser) - In the fall of 2002, Vicky Ward was conducting research for an upcoming Vanity Fair article she was penning. Her subject: the "high-flying" and mysteriously wealthy Jeffrey Epstein, now a convicted sex offender recently tied to accusations that Prince Andrew had sex with an underage girl . Yesterday Ward published... More »

Palace: Andrew Did Not Have Sex With Minor

Prince was named in lawsuit filed in Florida last week

(Newser) - Buckingham Palace is busy doing a little damage control, which has eyebrows at media outlets including the New York Times and the AP raised because it doesn't usually bother. At issue is Prince Andrew, his ties to American billionaire/registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and whether Queen Elizabeth's second... More »

Buckingham Cops Bust ... Prince Andrew?

Oops. Unsurprisingly, apologies have been made

(Newser) - The crack security guards at Britain's Buckingham Palace are sporting a bit of fresh egg on their faces today amid reports that they detained a man on palace grounds on Wednesday, may or may not have pointed weapons at him, and forced him to verify his identity. No big... More »

Royal Baby's Title Already Announced

Plus: Zara Phillips also expecting

(Newser) - According to the rumor mill , Kate Middleton could be popping out a royal baby any day now, so of course the gossip pages are already filled with "news" of the as-yet-unborn heir to the throne. You're not going to find out anything really interesting, like the sex... More »

Prince Andrew Scales Tallest Building in Europe

British royal did it for charity

(Newser) - Rappelling 785 feet down a skyscraper was fun and all, but Prince Andrew says he has no plans to repeat the performance. To be more precise: "I will never do it again," he said. But the 52-year-old British royal dared today to descend most of London's Shard... More »

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